Free Admission to Over a Dozen NYC Museums
For Untapped New York Insiders+ and Explorers
Untapped New York Insiders is a members-only club giving you free access to NYC’s most off-limits places, free admission to museums and much more. Think of it as your passport to NYC’s secrets!
Insiders+ and Explorer level members get free admission to over a dozen museums in New York City. Get more information about these museums below. Become an Insider today!
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The Queens Museum is dedicated to presenting the highest quality visual arts and educational programming for people in the New York metropolitan area, and particularly for the residents of Queens, a uniquely diverse, ethnic, cultural, and international community.
The Queens Museum is located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York City Building, Corona, NY 11368.
Founded in 1996, The Skyscraper Museum is a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. Located in New York City, the world’s first and foremost vertical metropolis, the museum celebrates the city’s rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs and publications, the museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.
The Skyscraper Museum is located at 39 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10280
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum’s collections, landmarked buildings, and varied public programs that serve the community.
Fraunces Tavern is located at 54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004
Chinese in America
Founded in 1980, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre Street is a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American communities, and strives to be a model among interactive museums.
The Museum of Chinese in America is located at 215 Centre St, New York, NY 10013
The New York City Fire Museum contains one of the nation’s most prominent collections of fire related art, artifacts, gear, and apparatus from the late 18th century to the present. The mission of the New York City Fire Museum is to collect, preserve and present the history and cultural heritage of the fire service of New York and to provide fire prevention and safety education to the public.
The New York City Fire Museum is located at 278 Spring St, New York, NY 10013
Through public programs and exhibitions, restoration of its landmark building, and conservation of its original collections, the Merchants House Museum educates the public about the domestic life of a wealthy merchant family and their four Irish servants, 1835-1865, when the mercantile seaport of New York City emerged as a growing metropolis and the commercial emporium of America.
The Merchants House Museum is located at 29 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
The Museum at Eldridge Street is housed in the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark that has been meticulously restored. Exhibits, tours, cultural events and educational programs tell the story of Jewish immigrant life, explore architecture and historic preservation, inspire reflection on cultural continuity, and foster collaboration and exchange between people of all faiths, heritages and interests.
The Museum at Eldridge Street is located at 12 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002
As Manhattan’s oldest residence, the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum presents American life from the colonial era to the present by preserving, collecting, and interpreting history, culture, and the arts to engage and inspire diverse audiences.=>The Morris Jumel Mansion is located at 65 Jumel Terrace, New York, NY 10032
The Lewis H. Latimer House is a Queen Anne-style residence constructed between 1887 and 1889. Lewis Howard Latimer, an African-American inventor and electrical pioneer and the son of fugitive slaves, lived in the house from 1903 until his death in 1928. The Lewis H. Latimer House is owned by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, operated by the Lewis H. Latimer Fund, Inc., and is a member of the Historic House Trust.
The Lewis Latimer Museum is located at 34-41 137th St, Flushing, NY 11354
The only historic house museum in Southeast Queens, King Manor Museum engages its audiences through historic site tours, interactive exhibits, lectures, public programs, and school and community outreach. Its mission is to involve and educate children and adults in local and national history through an innovative presentation of King Manor and its collection in the context of life in Jamaica and the United States in the early 19th century.
The King Manor Museum is located at 150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432
Nestled into the side of Lighthouse Hill, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is a uniquely peaceful retreat that resembles a Tibetan mountain monastery.. The museum presents the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas to a world audience in order to educate about and to inspire others in the value of this significant cultural heritage. Established in 1945, the Museum was founded by the pioneering American woman Jacques Marchais (1887-1948), an important collector and respected expert on Tibetan art. These historic buildings represent the first Himalayan style architecture be built in the United States, and it was the first Museum world devoted solely to Tibetan art.
The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is located at 338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
The Wyckoff House Museum, located in the oldest building in all of New York City, preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and the surrounding one-and-a-half acres of park. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we build cultural and agricultural connections within our community, emphasizing immigration, family, food, and community through history.
The Wyckoff House Museum is located at 5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203
Poster House is the first museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to posters. Through exhibitions, events, and publications, Poster House presents a global view of posters from their earliest appearance in the late 1800s, to their present-day use. Poster House takes its mission from the medium, aiming to engage and educate all audiences as we investigate this large format graphic design and its public impact.
The Poster House is located at 119 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011